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Riverside Public Utilities is an award-winning consumer-owned water and electric utility that has been providing efficient, reliable services throughout the City of Riverside since 1895.

We are committed to providing the highest quality water and electric services at the lowest possible rates to benefit the community.

Call (951) 782-0330 for 24-hour power/water emergencies.




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Latest News

Riverside’s Electric Vehicle Charging Initiative Continues to Make Progress

Released 3/9/2018

Riverside, Calif. – Electric vehicle owners have another reason to charge up while visiting downtown Riverside.


Rate Plan

RPU has submitted a proposal to the Board of Public Utilities and City Council for an electric and water utility rate increase. RPU needs additional revenues to replace aging infrastructure in order to protect the public health and safety of Riverside’s homes and businesses.


Fire Threat Map

View the fire threat map, e-mail Stephen LaFond for public comments, or visit the CPUC for more information.




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Rate Plan

The electric and water utility rate proposal.

Utility 2.0

The utility industry is undergoing its biggest changes yet.





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Riverside will be converting all streetlights to LED streetlights.